Kevin Guthrie announced as new Into Film Ambassador in Scotland

17 Apr 2018

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New Into Film Ambassador Kevin Guthrie
New Into Film Ambassador Kevin Guthrie

We are very pleased to announce that actor, Kevin Guthrie has agreed to become an Into Film Ambassador in Scotland. 

Guthrie is already an established and passionate supporter of Into Film, having spoken to us previously about his career in film, and recently attended the Into Film Awards, where he was on hand to present the award for Best Animation (12 and Under), alongside fellow actor Alexa Davies (Absolutely Anything).

Can I just say what an honour it is, first and foremost, to be the new ambassador in Scotland for Into Film. That's a huge honour so thank you very much. In this room and beyond are a collection of the most inspiring youths I've ever come across in my life so well done everybody. You're all winners in my eyes.

Kevin Guthrie, Actor and Into Film Ambassador, speaking at the Into Film Awards 2018

Our ambassadors represent Into Film in a variety of ways including school and college visits as well as lending support to our annual events such as the Into Film Awards and the Into Film Festival

Along with fellow Scot, Katie Leung, Guthrie is joining an extensive group of film industry figures who champion our work, including Sir Kenneth BranaghNaomie Harris, and Eddie Redmayne. We truly appreciate the continued support of members of the film community, in helping us to provide all children and young people across the UK with the opportunity to establish a meaningful and long-lasting relationship with film, both as an art form and a potential career.

Kevin Guthrie is a gifted and experienced actor who began appearing in feature films from the age of 11. After leaving the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama to play the title character in the National Theatre of Scotland's Peter Pan, he took a wide variety of film, TV and theatre work. As well as starring in Sunshine on Leith and Edie, Guthrie has appeared in Sunset SongThe Legend of Barney ThomsonWhisky GaloreDunkirk and the hugely successful Fantastic Beasts franchise.

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